2003 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Supply Management Strategies
A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.
The institutional cleaning industry contributes $150 billion annually to the economy and uses 5 billion pounds of chemicals.
Combining resources for greater leverage — cooperative purchasing offers an attractive alternative for some supply management organizations.
Equity analyst reports provide immense value in the market research component of the standard strategic sourcing process.
Too much inventory, and organizations suffer financially; too little inventory leaves the potential for lost customers and lost sales.
What keeps them up at night? Supply managers tell us what their concerns are for the supply chain and what they do to mitigate the risk.
By understanding your industry and its key players, both conventional and nonconventional tactics can achieve organizational goals.
ABC classification is the most widely used methodology due to its ease of data collection, understanding, and limited subjectivity.
The best situation for suppliers and customers is to have a balance of bank credit and supplier credit, because they complement and strengthen each other.
Packaging can serve many purposes for organizations; however, those purposes should serve not only the organization and its end users but the environment as well.
The identification of packaging trends now and in the future could be critical to an organizaiton's survival.